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Authors

  1. YUAN, JOAN REYNOLDS MSN, RN, BC, CPHQ
  2. KELLY, JOANN ERB, PhD, RN

Abstract

Home care clinicians face a daunting challenge in attempting to prevent falls among the frail, elderly population. This article outlines how one agency used evidence-based strategies to develop a program that identified patients at risk for falls and intervened with the goal of decreasing injury from falls by using a multidisciplinary approach.